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Operators by airline

Page history last edited by PBworks 18 years, 1 month ago


Here is an (almost) comprehensive list of which operators are know to be using ACARS. Check the anomalies page if you are looking for something that is not listed here. If anyone knows of any other operators, please email me, and we'll update the list right away.


You can also see a list of Operators by country here


2TCanada 3000Canada
5YAtlas AirU.S.A.B747-400's only
9EExpress Airlines 1U.S.A.CL-RJ's only - ops as a NW Airlink carrier
AAAmerican AirlinesU.S.A.
ACAir CanadaCanada
AFAir FranceFrance
AIAir IndiaIndiaOnly B747-400's equipped
ANAnsett AustraliaAustralia
ARAerolineas ArgentinasArgentinaA340's only
AQAloha AirlinesU.S.A.B737-700's only
ASAlaska AirlinesU.S.A.Fleetwide implementation in progress
ATRoyal Air MarocMoroccoB744 and B737NG's only
AYFinnairFinlandNo DC-9's or MD-80's enabled
AZAlitaliaItalyEurofly A320's only
B6Jet BlueU.S.A.
BABritish AirwaysUnited Kingdom
BOBoeingU.S.A.Various test/pre-delivery a/c
BREva AirTaiwan
BUBraathens S.A.F.E.Norway
BWB.W.I.A.Trinidad & TobagoB737NG's only
BYBritannia AirwaysUnited KingdomSome leased a/c only
C6CanJetCanadaA few B737's only
C8Chicago ExpressU.S.A.SAAB 340s. Use AE, CE, C8 and MQ as prefixes in error
CAAir ChinaChinaB747-200's not equipped
CIChina AirlinesTaiwanB747-200's op by Atlas Air not equipped
CLLufthansa CitylineGermany
CMCOPA PanamaPanamaB737NG's only
COContinental AirlinesU.S.A.
CVCargoluxLuxembourgB747-200's not equipped
CXCathay PacificChina
CZChina SouthernChina
GFGulf AirGulf States
DDAC JetU.S.A.D328 Jets only
DHAtlantic Coast AirlinesU.S.A.DO328Jets and CL-RJ's only
DLDelta AirlinesU.S.A.B727's not equipped
DPAir 2000United KingdomA320's only
EBEmery Air FreightU.S.A.DC-10's only - most a/c wfu
EIAer LingusIrelandAirbus a/c only
EKEmiratesGulf States
FCFlying ColorsUnited KingdomAlso uses FL or FCL
FXFedexU.S.A.B727's and C208's not equipped
GJEuroflyItalySelected A320's only
GLMiami AirU.S.A.B737NG's only
GRGemini Air CargoU.S.A.MD-11's only
GSGeneral Aviationn/aSelect corporate aircraft
GTGB AirwaysGibraltarBA a/c only
HFHapag LloydGermany
HMAir SeychellesSeychelles
HPAmerica WestUS.A.Noted using erroneous WE and AW prefixes
HVTransaviaNetherlandsB737-800's only
IBIberiaSpainDC-10's not equipped
JDJapan Air SystemJapan
JJT.A.M.BrazilA330's and A319's only
JKSpanairSpain1 A321 only to date
JLJ.A.L.JapanB747-100/SR/200's not equipped
JMAir JamaicaJamaicaMD-80's not equipped
JPAdria AirwaysSlovenia
JYRoyal JordanianJordanOnly 1 A320 equipped
KEKorean AirKoreaIn process of fully implementing ACARS
KUKuwait Gov'tKuwaitA340,B777, B747-400
KZNippon CargoJapanOnly on two ex-ANA B747's
LDAir Hong KongChina
LHGovernment of BruneiBruneiUses code under Lufthansa call sign
LHLufthansaGermanyB747-200's not equipped. Cityline uses LH
LOL.O.T.PolandB767's and EMB-145's only
LTL.T.U.GermanyRecent deliveries not equipped
LXCrossairSwitzerlandSaab a/c not equipped
LYEl AlIsraelOlder a/c not equipped
MCU.S.A.F.U.S.A.B757's and Gulfstream-5's only
MEMiddle East AirlinesLebanon2 A310's only
MHMalaysia AirlinesMalaysia
MKAir MauritiusMauritius
MQAmerican EagleU.S.A.
MSEgyptairEgyptAlso used for Gov't a/c
MUChina EasternChina
MXMexicanaMexicoB727's not equipped
NGLauda AirAustria
NHAll NipponJapan
NJVanguardU.S.A.Only MD-80's
NKSpirit AirlinesU.S.A.Only MD-80's
NWNorthwest AirlinesU.S.A.
NZAir New ZealandNew Zealand
OEAustrian AirlinesAustria
OOSkywest AirlinesU.S.A.EMB-120's only
OUCroatia AirlinesCroatia
OZAsianaKoreaSporadic use in U.S.A. and Europe
POPolar Air CargoU.S.A.
QXHorizon AirU.S.A.Dash-8-400's only
RGVarigBrazil1 MD-11 only
RKAir AfriqueAfrican Co-operative
SASouth African AirwaysSouth Africa
SQSingapore AirlinesSingapore
SUAeroflotC.I.S.B737's and B777's only...New B767's soon
SVSaudiaSaudi Arabia
SWAir NamibiaNamibiaB747 only
SYSun CountryU.S.A.
TGThai Airways InternationalThailand
TJSabre AirwaysUnited KingdomB737-800's only
TKT.H.Y.TurkeySome A340's only
TPAir PortugalPortugalA340's and some A320's only
TSAir TransatCanadaA330's
TZAmerican Trans AirU.S.A.B757's and B737NG's only
UAUnited AirlinesU.S.A.
ULSriLankanSri Lanka
USUS AirwaysU.S.A.Uses PI code on ex-Piedmont a/c
UVGeneral Aviationn/aGeneral aviation using Universal Weather Svcs
VNVietnam AirlinesVietnam
VQImpulse AirlinesAustralia
VSVirgin AtlanticUnited Kingdom
SWSouthwestU.S.A.Being tested on select a/c only
XAARINCU.S.A.Test unit only - not a/c specific
XJMesaba/Northwest AirlinkU.S.A.RJ85 a/c only
YPAero LloydGermany


Thanks to Paul Graveson for his help on compiling this list.


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